Stamford, Conn., December 5, 2016 – Day Pitney is pleased to announce that the firm has received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices relating to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
With its 100 percent ranking – up from 90 percent last year – Day Pitney has earned the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality by the foundation.
"Day Pitney is continuing its strong efforts to be a leading supporter of the LGBT community, through its LGBT awareness committee within the firm, The Alliance, and its support of legal organizations such as GLAD and the National LGBT Bar Association. We are honored and pleased to receive a perfect score and designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality," said Kathy Bowman-Williams, director of diversity and inclusion at Day Pitney. "We will continue to look for new ways to expand our support of the LGBT community."
The 2017 CEI rated a total of 1,043 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, please visit www.hrc.org/cei